Local people remember Bishop Daly
PEOPLE have been
flocking to sign a special book of condolence at
Derry's Guildhall in memory of the late Bishop
Edward Daly whose funeral takes place in the city
Families from Derry, Donegal and further afield are
joining world political and religious leaders in
remembering the late bishop's work both in helping
to bring an end to 'the Troubles' in the North.
He will also be remembered for his role in tending
to the seriously ill as chaplain of the Foyle
Mayor Hilary McClintock signing the
book of condolence at Derry's Guildhall.
The much-loved cleric
died after a long illness on Monday, August 8, 2016
at the age of 82.
As well as the traditional book of condolence, Derry
City and Strabane District Council have also
established a dedicated email address where people
can record their tributes if they are unable to
attend the Guildhall in person.
These will all be included when the book is
presented to Bishop Daly’s family. Derry Mayor
Hilary McClintock, said: “Bishop Daly touched the
lives of many people here in the district and I know
they will want to share their thoughts and memories
with his family."
Anyone who wants to include a message in the digital
Book of Condolence can click here .